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  • 1.   K‐12 Resources and Hands‐on Activities  For more information visit www.GenerationNation.org     Give your students an advantage through GenerationNation  When  students  learn  and  understand  how  their  governments  and  communities  work,  and  the  ways  citizens  and  leaders  collaborate  to  solve  problems  at  the  local,  state  and  national  levels,  they  build  essential knowledge and skills necessary for success at school, career, and civic life.     Civics in Action: Programs and Resources  Smart,  fun,  engaging  educational  programs  tied  to  Common  Core  and  Essential  Standards  connect  classroom  activities    with  hands‐on  experiences  to  maximize  student  comprehension,  interest  and  impact.  GenerationNation is the champion for K‐12 civic education and youth civic leadership!      Classroom Resources  Aligned to Common Core and NC Essential Standards in Social Studies  Civic Education partners include  o GenerationNation  o National Action Civics Collaborative  o Civic Education Consortium  o iCivics  o Newspapers in Education  o C‐SPAN  o Many others  Themes center on government, citizenship, leadership, and include: civic literacy and skills,  democracy, elections and voting, civic engagement, history, law, media literacy, leadership,  government (local, state and federal), events/holidays, Charlotte‐Mecklenburg, and more!      Hands‐on Learning Opportunities  Learning Center – resources for civic literacy through the year  High school programs Youth Civics Academy (Local Government) and Youth Leadership  Alliance/Youth Voice Press Corps (Civic Leadership, Government and Journalism)  Kids Voting Election – mock vote for K‐12 students  Ways to connect to government, leaders, citizen journalism, and opportunities for civic participation  Special events: Constitution Day, Election Day, MLK Day, President’s Day, State of the Union, Black  History Month, local government budgeting, elections and voting, debates and more    Learn more  On the web    www.GenerationNation.org     Connect    Sign up for email updates and access GenNation blog/social media  www.generationnation.org/index.php/contact     Contact     Amy Farrell, Executive Director  amy@GenerationNation.org, 704‐343‐6999  www.GenerationNation.org GenerationNation @GenNation